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Tintin et moi (2003)

A high-profiled documentary about Hergé and his major cartoon success, Tintin, based in part on previously unreleased archive tape footage.

Director:

Anders Østergaard

Writer:

Anders Østergaard (scenario)
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Cast

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Hergé ... Himself (archive footage)
Numa Sadoul Numa Sadoul ... Himself
Michael Farr Michael Farr ... Himself
Harry Thompson Harry Thompson ... Himself
Raymond Leblanc Raymond Leblanc ... Himself (archive footage)
Germaine Kieckens Germaine Kieckens ... Herself, the first wife of Hergé (archive footage)
Andy Warhol ... Himself (archive footage)
Fanny Rodwell Fanny Rodwell ... Herself, the second wife of Hergé
Gérard Valet Gérard Valet ... Himself
Chang Chong-Chen Chang Chong-Chen ... Himself (archive footage)
Patrick Waleffe Patrick Waleffe ... (voice)
Tony Beck Tony Beck ... (voice)
Alain Louis Alain Louis ... (voice)
Danièle Denie Danièle Denie ... (voice)
Olivier Cuvelier Olivier Cuvelier ... (voice)
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A high-profiled documentary about Hergé and his major cartoon success, Tintin, based in part on previously unreleased archive tape footage.

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Meet the man behind the masterpiece.


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Language:

French | English

Release Date:

16 January 2004 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

Tintin and I See more »

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Budget:

€1,000,000 (estimated)
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Dolby SR
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In an unusual use of special effects, Hergé's lips were re-animated to fit some of the sound clips of his voice played in the film. See more »

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Featured in Troldspejlet: Episode #31.2 (2004) See more »

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One of the all-time great films about the process of making art
22 February 2011 | by rick-421See all my reviews

Quite frankly one of the best films I've ever seen about an artist and the process of creating art. I didn't grow up reading Tintin, but am mighty tempted to start now as an adult.

While the film succeeds at all levels in telling the story of Hergé's life, what really sets it apart is the filmmaker's masterful way of conveying the feeling of what it was like to be Hergé and what it means to live the greater part of one's life through the characters one has created. Time and time again, it was the emotion of the moment that got me, drawing me closer and closer to Hergé, and compelling me forward into the next scene and the next element of the artist's life, which cast yet another new light on who he was and what drove him.

This is an utterly timeless film about the joys and despair of being an artist. I can't recommend it highly enough.


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